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ICC Annual Conference Scheduled

June 20, 2006

An all-star lineup of speakers from across the building safety industry will help make the 2006 International Code Council (ICC) Annual Conference one of the most dynamic and interesting events of the year. Scheduled speakers include David Paulison, Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency; Thaddeus Cohen, Secretary, Florida Department of Community Affairs; Michael Centineo, Director, New Orleans Safety and Permits Department; and James Hill, Director, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology.

The Annual Conference, Sept. 17-Oct. 1 at Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, features the first Code Development Hearings of the 2006/2007 cycle. Attendees will have the opportunity to voice opinions about proposed code changes.

The event also features more than 30 education sessions to learn about and apply the International Codes while earning CEUs and LUs. Classes include Hurricane Resistant Wood Frame Construction, Natural Hazard Mitigation, High Rise Evacuation and Updates to the ADA.

The ICC Expo will feature exhibitors displaying construction industry-related products and services that improve the built environment. New to the Expo this year is the Hurricane Protection Zone featuring products and services designed to make homes and buildings safer during hurricanes and other high-wind natural disasters. Exhibitors represent manufacturers, service companies, government agencies and trade associations. To participate as an exhibitor or sponsor, call 1-888-ICC-SAFE (422-7233), ext. 5264 or visit the ICC Web site at www.iccsafe.org/expo.

To register for the ICC Annual Conference, visit abm.iccsafe.org or call 1-888-ICC-SAFE (422-7233), ext. 4229.

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